News & events
- How to prevent disparities in colon cancer screening, June 16, 2014
People living in poverty are less likely to be screened for colorectal cancer—and more likely to develop the disease and die from it. Mailing a stool test promises to help end these disparities, write Beverly Green, MD, MPH, and a Kaiser Permanente colleague in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Group Health establishes major initiative to prevent opioid abuse and overdose
In interviews with prominent media outlets, Michael Von Korff, ScD, weighed in on the debate over national trends in long-term prescribing of opioid drugs for chronic noncancer pain.
- Forbes, Jun 25, 2014
What if the figure that justifies Zohydro’s existence is fake?
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jun 25, 2014
Chronic pain statistic called exaggerated, misleading
- USA Today (widely syndicated), Jun 10, 2014
Seniors’ use of potent meds via Medicare staggering
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